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Level 6 Flexeran

What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • Flexera Content team has completed publisher changes from IBM to HCL technologies for those products that were divested by IBM to HCL Technologies during the acquisition announced in 2019.
    For more information refer IBM to HCL Technologies Product Divestiture .
  • A separate points rule ‘Oracle supported cloud service providers’ has been added to cover Oracle licenses on cloud hosted devices.
  • Newly added IBM PVU points rules will cover the following Processor Types:
    • Intel Xeon E with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon E with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon E with up to 2 sockets
    • IBM System p5 520

Count of new applications added:

Publishers Number of Applications
Micro Focus 100
Red Hat 65
Broadcom 64
Siemens 62
Microsoft 61
IBM 58
OpenText 52
NCH Software 48
Quest 47
Citrix Systems 39
Other Publishers 5054
Total 5650


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 344,117 across 20,159 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 1,388,577
    • Installer evidence rules: 777,798
    • File evidence rules: 556,049
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,319
    • Application suite evidence rules: 369
    • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 53,042

Details of changes in the ARL

You can inspect changes made in this ARL release as per the following links:

Updating library data

FlexNet Manager Cloud: These updates are expected to be installed prior to Monday, December 28th, 2020.

FlexNet Manager On-premises: This library release will be applied to your FlexNet Manager according to schedule settings and processes configured for your instance. If your environment requires to you manually download and update library data, see the following article for guidance: Downloading the FlexNet Manager Suite Content libraries manually.

You can inspect the versions of currently installed libraries using the system Menu > System Health > System Health Dashboard menu option in FlexNet Manager.

Upcoming ARL and Service Life Data Pack updates: We nominally expect the next ARL and Service Life Data Pack updates to be published on or around Friday, January 1st 2021

Reporting issues with ARL and SLDP updates

Should you have any issues related to FlexNet Manager library data, please submit a case by logging in to the Flexera Community and then select the Get Support > Open new case menu option.

We are interested in feedback on these announcements. If you have any questions or suggestions for improvements, please comment below.

We trust that you will find this update helpful and look forward to continually improving your application recognition results.

Flexera Content Team